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[New York] Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

hookah bars have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that appear to cause adverse health effects in employees. These data indicate the need for further research and a marked need for better air quality monitoring and policies in such establis
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2016 13:26

[New York] NYU Research: Secondhand Smoke Hazardous to Hookah Bar Workers

Workers at New York City hookah bars are inhaling hazardous levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine while at work, signaling yet another breach by their employers of New York City’s anti-smoking bylaws. This is the finding of the study, “Secondhand hookah
New York University
added Jan 25, 2016 13:25
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The study also recommended closer monitoring of the hookah bar industry to protect the public. "Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:24

[New York] VIDEO: Buffalo public housing to go smoke-free

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority plans to have a smoking ban in place by this summer, which means tenants and their visitors would have to “take it outside” if they want to light up. The agency’s workers are already banned from smoking on BMHA property (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[New York] Review: ‘Wide Awake Hearts’ and the ABC’s of Infidelity

in a scene from A’s film, B takes a drag from a cigarette. She is standing in front of us, but when she exhales, the swirl of smoke rises on a screen behind her. It’s a beautiful image, but ephemeral, and as vaporous as this play.
New York Times
added Jan 22, 2016 03:03
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[New York] VIDEO: BMHA moves to ban smoking, including in all apartments

[Buffalo Municipal Housing] is planning a soft rollout of the policy on July 1. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is expected to require smoke-free public housing across America. Barring setbacks, the rule will go into effect in ear
added Jan 22, 2016 03:01
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[New York] Smoking to be banned in BMHA apartments

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority residents, employees and visitors would have to go outside for a smoke under a proposal set to go into effect in July. The BMHA Thursday unveiled a no-smoking policy that, authority officials said, follows the recomme
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 22, 2016 02:59

[New York] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC Bans Women Smoking

the more things change, the more they resemble 1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06

[New York] Letter: MILLMAN: Nassau should raise cigarette sales age

“Hawaii raises smoking age to 2l” [News, Jan. 1], should serve as a wake-up call to legislators who have prevented Nassau County from enacting this important health measure already in effect for some time in Suffolk County and New York City.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 21, 2016 16:39

New York Today: Making It Official

On this day, in 1908...City Council passed the Sullivan Ordinance, which...made it illegal for anyone managing or owning “a public place” allow women to smoke...vetoed two weeks later by Mayor woman did get arrested...Katie Mulcahey.
New York Times
added Jan 21, 2016 15:38
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